In our more than 250 academic programs, you can expect challenging coursework, exciting research and creative activity, and real-world experience to help realize your potential.
Students come to Ohio University for an excellent education. And that's only the beginning. Here they become scholars, leaders, researchers, and engaged citizens. They study abroad, volunteer, and form friendships that last a lifetime. You can, too.
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Living on Campus
At OHIO, your residence hall is a place to live, learn, and grow. We're committed to your health and safety, scholarship, student development, citizenship, and diversity – right where you live.
From club sports to community service, you can choose your own way to get involved from more than 500 student organizations.
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History and Tradition
Ohio University is the oldest university in the U.S. established by federal legislation, i.e. the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, prior to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1790.
A welcoming community, thriving music, art, and restaurant scene, and beautiful natural surroundings – that’s Athens, Ohio.
Athletics at OHIO
You can find Bobcats on NCAA Division 1 teams, rowing crew as part of our more than 30 club sports, conquering the 30-foot climbing wall at the Ping Recreation Center, or enjoying a hike in a nearby state park.
Ohio University is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as by a number of professional accrediting agencies.
Student Accessibility Services exists to ensure equal opportunity and access for all members of the OHIO community.
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